Sariska is a small town; spread over 800 sq km is located in the district of Alwar, Rajasthan. In the year 1955 the town was declared as the Sanctuary which later by 1979 turned into a National Park. The landscape of Sariska is dominated by the Northern Aravalli range, with rocky terrains, lush forests and sharp cliffs.
What is the ideal time to visit Sariska?
Sariska being a part of Rajasthan is blessed with hot weather, so it is best to plan a trip somewhere around early September till late March. This is considered as the ideal time to visit Sariska as you get pleasant weather to explore the sightseeing locations of the town, whereas the sanctuary is also most visited during the same time.
How to reach Sariska?
- By Air: Jaipur, is the nearest airport from Sariska which is located at a distance 107 km. You can take flight to Jaipur and from their train or taxi services to reach Sariska.
- By Rail: Alwar is the nearest railway station from Sariska, it is located at a distance of 37 km. Once you reach Alwar, you can take a taxi or bus to reach Sariska.
- By Road: Sariska is very well connected with the Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur Highway, so you can reach the town by taking taxi services or can also opt for bus services.
See the Wildlife
Sariska is mainly popular for its wildlife sanctuary, whwere you can locate Tiger, Hyena, Chital, Jungle Cat, Leopard, Chausingha, Jackal, Sambar, Wild Dog, Langur, Nilgai, Civets, Wild Boar, Rhesus Monkeys, etc. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 800 sq km with almost 500 sq km of core area. You can visit the park anytime but the best time is during the months of October to April.
Explore the Heritage
In the past, Sariska has witnessed some Royal times as it was home for the rulers of Alwar. The Kankawadi Fort, Sariska Palace, Bhartrihari Temple, Shiv temple, etc. are some of the other heritage gems which you can explore during the visit.
Activities in Sariska
You can explore the mystery of jungle trails by booking Jeep safari. The jeep safari gives you the experience of getting up close with wild animals, but make sure that silence is maintained while undertaking the safari so that the animals don’t run away. You can get the jeep safari booked from agents or can just ask the resort to arrange ne for you.
Stay at PRIM Resorts for best holiday experience
For a perfect holiday in Sariska, you should only stay at PRIM Resorts as the beautiful boutique resort welcomes you with royal stay, ethnic hospitality, and exotic landscape full of lush vegetation, lip-smacking cuisines and other activities. It is one of the best resorts in Sariska, you not just get the time to rejuvenate but also get to enjoy different In-house activities like Rifle Shooting, horse riding and much more. The resort’s travel desk makes sure that you get o enjoy every bit of your holiday in Sariska and leave with bag full of good memories.